Rosato Umbria IGT 2016

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Vitiano Rosato is produced from 30% Sangiovese, 30% Merlot, 30% Cabernet Sauvignon, and 10% Aleatico grapes, manually harvested at their optimal ripeness.  After a brief period of maceration at a very cool temperature, the juice is fermented in stainless steel tanks to preserve its freshness and bright color.  Within the same production area as Vitiano Rosso, the soil with the most suitable characteristics was selected to grow these grapes for the vinification of rosato wines.

Tasting Notes

Deep coral-pink in color, Vitiano Rosato delivers clean, juicy aromas of strawberries, plums, and cranberries, along with scents of roses and gardenias.  Vitiano Rosato is the perfect wine for summer; dry, medium-bodied, and refreshing.

Food Pairing

It is delicious with salads, grilled vegetables, grilled salmon or tuna, and alongside mussels marinara.

Vineyard & Production Info
Vineyard size:
188 acres
Soil composition:
Sedimentary Clay with Calcareous Deposits
Training method:
Spur-pruned cordon
Elevation:
990 feet
Vines/acre:
2,400
Yield/acre:
3.2 tons
Exposure:
Southwestern
Year vineyard planted:
1985
Harvest time:
September
First vintage of this wine:
2003
Bottles produced of this wine:
40,000
Winemaking & Aging
Varietal composition:
30% Sangiovese, 30% Merlot, 30% Cabernet Sauvignon, 10% Aleatico
Fermentation container:
Stainless steel tanks
Length of alcoholic fermentation:
10 days
Fermentation temperature:
55-59 °F
Maceration technique:
Cold Soak Maceration
Length of maceration:
2 days
Malolactic fermentation:
No
Type of aging container:
Stainless steel tanks
Length of bottle aging:
2 months

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